Morin Awards: Four D153 staff members honored for excellence

The Homewood Public Library is again open to Homewood residents, but you need to make an appointment.

The library staff has been improvising since March when the library closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Services and programs went online and curbside delivery was implemented.

Now the library’s doors are open to patrons who get a 45-minute appointment to browse through the collection, use computers and take advantage of other services. After patrons leave, the staff cleans the physical spaces, such as computer tables and keyboards.

Although it’s only been . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

Community Calendar